Axe Anatomy

  1. Axe eye
  2. Cutting edge
  3. Axeblade/bit
  4. Axe lip, or lug, secures the axe head to the handle more stably and securely
  5. Axe handle
  6. End knob, swell knob, prevents the axe from slipping out of the hands of the user.
  7. Poll, butt
  8. Axe head